Presidents of Oregon State University photographic collection, [ca. 1865-1996].


Presidents of Oregon State University photographic collection, [ca. 1865-1996].

This subject-based collection consists of photographs of all Oregon State University presidents from W.A. Finley through Paul Risser. Includes several images for William Jasper Kerr, George W. Peavy, August L. Strand, and James H. Jensen.

ca. 150 prints, 5 negatives, 6 col. slides, and 1 oil painting.


SNAC Resource ID: 7705921

Oregon State University Libraries

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